Living rooms should always strike the perfect balance between comfort and style. In a world full of trends and tendencies, Covet House wants to share the ultimate inspiration. To help us make sense of it all, we are giving you the insights of some of our favorite interior designers and architects. Enjoy!
Peter Mikic is one of the great names of British interior design. His grandiose past in the fashion industry has a tremendous influence on his design style and grand capacity for creating playful and versatile designs that often step out of the box.
Martyn Lawrence Bullard
Martyn Lawrence Bullard is a multi-award-winning Los Angeles-based interior designer, renowned for his broad range of styles and his always inviting interiors. Bullard’s extraordinary attention to detail and commitment to quality have won him international acclaim, being featured permanently in top publications such as Elle Decor or Architectural Digest.
Joseph Dirand has been sharpening his eye since childhood, he knows how to see, a rare quality indeed. He sees the space and perspective of a place. His sense of composition comes from his creative family background, he has a scenographer’s eye and frames volume with extreme precision. He is sensitive to the way light plays on relief and flat surfaces, he analyses structure, notices the tiniest of details, observes a material’s abundance of features and appreciates the rightness of a color.
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Amy Floor Lamp was inspired by the great jazz singer and songwriter: Amy Winehouse. Amy has a vintage retro style that embodies the soul of the British artist and the 50’s interior design style. With a glossy black lamp shade that bears a resemblance to Amy’s legendary hair and a small gold powder paint detail that recall us of her golden earring, the brass floor light suits the most demanding mid-century modern setting.
Art Group, founded in 2011 by Daria Vasilkova, implements interior design projects which are a little out of the ordinary. The designers’ goal is to provide customers with a design outside of frames and formalities. They play with colors and contrast in order to create an atmosphere of joy and warmth.
Vincent Van Duysen
Vincent Van Duysen got his start as an assistant to Aldo Cibic in the legendary Milan studio of Ettore Sottsass. In 1990, he went on to establish his own studio in Antwerp, Belgium. He comes from the long and rarefied line of architects who refuse to concentrate only on the shell and also project a sense of living that is as much inside as outside. Van Duysen calls it the “art of living” and he’s done much to refine that art in industrial design, having created everything from slender outdoor furniture and earthenware containers to Swarovski crystal chandeliers.
Cristina Celestino was born in 1980 in Pordenone. In 2005, after graduating from the School of Architecture at IUAV University of Venice, she worked with prestigious design studios, focusing on interior architecture and design. In 2009 she moved to Milan, founding two years later her brand Attico Design. In 2013 she opened her own design studio. On the occasion of DesignMiami 2016, Cristina designed “The Happy Room” collection for Fendi. As a designer and architect, Cristina Celestino creates exclusive projects for private clients and companies.
Kelly Behun Studio
Kelly Behun Studio is an interior design firm based in New York City that specializes in the design of interiors, furniture and decorative accessories. Founded by Kelly Behun, the Studio provides a uniquely hands-on approach producing customized environments perfectly tailored to each client’s needs. Clients are assured a highly personal experience with an emphasis on collaboration and individualized service.
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Fitzroy Sofa is inspired by Mount Fitz Roy, a mountain in Patagonia, whose name is a tribute to Robert FitzRoy, the captain of the ship that transported Charles Darwin in his travel around the world. This curved sofa, with its back inspired in the outstanding mountain shape, is fully upholstered in cotton velvet and the base is in matte casted brass. Fitzroy Sofa will add an organic element to any living room set.
Multi-award-winning Australian designer Greg Natale is known for his masterly use of pattern and color, and his bold application of both in creating tailored, curated and sophisticated spaces. Greg has extended his passion for pattern, line and color into other design disciplines, exploring his love of geometric and organic designs through the creation of ranges of rugs, carpet, wallpaper, tiles, furniture and homewares.
Eric Navazo focuses on making living spaces where you can find treasures from all periods, from the 18th century to the 50s. In terms of portfolio, it is visible that Erico takes a lot of inspiration from Nature. In his work you are able to see that through the textures, the details, the rustic, it is what inspires him during the conception of each project.
Ferris Rafauli is an award-winning and renowned master designer and artist who conceives, designs and creates ultra-luxury dwellings and lifestyle creations for an elite clientele worldwide. Ferris Rafauli thinks about dwellings as total works of art. Focused on the complete integration of the dwelling he designs every element, from the exterior architecture to the interiors to the furniture to the site landscaping each dwelling he designs is a complete work of art.
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Although the inspiration for the Babel Chandelier is still a myth, the elegance present in every crystal is real. We brought the fantasy of detail to reality through these magnificent and lush crystals.
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